NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Jeff Budke breaks down who has and has not impressed so far in 2012. The underachievers are Keith Price and Coach Steve Sarkisian. The overachievers are Shaq Thompson & Austin Seferian-Jenkins. To withstand the #8 Oregon State Beavers (Oct 27), and win on the road the overachievers will need to continue producing.
Brand new NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down the Huskies injuries ahead of the LSU Tigers game on Saturday. Chris says the Ben Riva injury on the offensive line will be key. Junior Eric Kohler, formerly the right guard, will most likely fill in with James Atoe stepping up at right guard. Watch yourself Keith Price.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Brandon Choate brings us his reasons why Washington Huskies football head coach Steve Sarkisian is the best coach in the Pac-12. With his player’s coach mentality, his previous experience, and his stellar coaching staff, Sark and the Huskies are looking to reach new heights in the Pac-12.
NWSB Insider and Washington Sports blogger Brandon Choate brings us historical news from the University of Washington men’s basketball program. Husky hoops had 2 players drafted in the first round of the 2012 NBA Draft, the first time in history having 2 first rounders. Terrence Ross went #8 overall to the Toronto Raptors while Tony Wroten went #25 overall to the Memphis Grizzlies.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger K-Shell weighs in with some players he predicts will have breakout seasons in the pac 12 in 2012. Kasen Williams the five-star wide receiver and #2 receiver in the entire nation for starters. Jesse Callier & Bishop Sankey, as well as Kevin Smith and Danny Shelton are the guys pegged to have much more than above average seasons in 2012 for UW.
NWSB Insider Dave B brings us another Northwest Athlete Profile of a hometown hero in Seattle. Marques Tuiasosopo was a leader and a champion as a Washington Huskies quarterback before entering the NFL with the Oakland Raiders. While his NFL career didn’t pan out, Tui immediately went to work to give back with his alma mater Washington. Soon after, he landed at UCLA as a specialty coach.
NWSB Insider Dave B brings us another Northwest Athlete Profile. This one is a legend from the University of Washington hailing from Spokane. His name? Steve Emtman. Although labeled a bust after he entered the pro ranks with Indianapolis, Emtman will always be a hometown legend for the years he spent anchoring the Washington Huskies defensive line.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football writer Kris Shellenberger tells us what happened to the other UW Huskies drafted or undrafted in the 2012 NFL draft. This group helped turned the Huskies from 0-12 to back to back bowl games. This following post Kshell tells us about Alameda Ta’amu, Senio Kelemete, Cort Dennison, Jermaine Kearse and Devin Aguilar in the Pro’s.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football writer Kris Shellenberger tells us what happened to beloved UW Huskies tailback in the 2012 NFL draft. He was not even drafted? How is this possible? Medical reports came out that Polk has arthritis in his shoulder that is only getting worse. He was signed as a UDFA to the Philadelphia Eagles and will provide a short yardage situation for the Eagles in 2012.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football writer Kris Shellenberger tells us what it is that goes into being able to answer the question. Why am I a die hard fan of the Huskies football team?! The Huskies are a true passion when the Seahawks or Mariners lose it hurts but not like when the Huskies lose. Thanks to a national championship, Don James, and Napoleon Kaufman UW is where Kris’ heart is.
NWSB Insider & Managing Editor “Q” tells us college football is also getting ready to get into their spring practices and four Pac 12 programs are looking ahead to the regular season, which kicks off in September. The Oregon Ducks, Oregon State Beavers, Washington St. Cougars, and Washington Huskies will all return competitive teams in the 2012 Pac 12 season.
NWSB Managing Editor Q tells us there is a lot of pressure on Washington Huskies quarterback Keith Price, who battled knee injuries for a lot of 2011, but he says he is healthy and ready to go and that is good news for the Washington offense, which has to get out of the gate fast and build some confidence. The 2012 Pac 12 football season will sneak up on us quick.